How to correctly apply pesticide to achieve a good harvest, stay safe and look after the environment – FreshFruitPortal.com

How to correctly apply pesticide to achieve a good harvest, stay safe and look after the environment – FreshFruitPortal.com
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2019/12/11/how-to-correctly-apply-pesticide-to-achieve-a-good-harvest-stay-safe-and-look-after-the-environment/

New finding shows how jet streams affect up to a quarter of global food production – FreshFruitPortal.com

Up until this study, this was an “unexplored vulnerability in the food system” that could tell us about how to improve seasonal predictions.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2019/12/11/new-finding-shows-how-jet-streams-affect-up-to-a-quarter-of-global-food-production/

Viewpoint: How a small group of scientists and pliable media created a ‘catastrophe narrative’ that hurts bees and farmers | Genetic Literacy Project

The scientists who glommed onto the “bee-pocalypse” narrative never bothered to go back and correct the record.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/12/05/viewpoint-how-a-small-group-of-scientists-and-pliable-media-created-a-catastrophe-narrative-that-hurts-bees-and-farmers/

3 German science institutes say CRISPR-edited plants not GMOs, call for new EU biotech crop rules | Genetic Literacy Project

The EU science community continues to put pressure on regulators to reform Europe’s genetic engineering law. On …. the German National Academy of
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Blight-resistant GMO potatoes show promise in field trials | Genetic Literacy Project

A genetically modified potato with improved tuber quality and resistance to the devastating disease late blight has progressed successfully through the
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The first table grape breeding company to enter India

As 2019 draws to a close, Grapa Varieties is looking forward to a fruitful and exciting 2020. As Grapa CEO, Rafi Karniel, explains “2019 has really been a breakthrough year for us; expanding…
— Read on www.freshplaza.com/article/9169840/the-first-table-grape-breeding-company-to-enter-india/

Podcast: How activists and politicians derailed South Australia’s attempt to embrace GMO crops | Genetic Literacy Project

Activists in Australia are manipulating politicians with fear and doubt to restrict farmer choice.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/12/04/podcast-how-activists-and-politicians-derailed-south-australias-attempt-to-embrace-gmo-crops/

Scientists Discover How Sorghum Controls Genome to Survive Drought- Crop Biotech Update (December 4, 2019) | ISAAA.org

Scientists Discover How Sorghum Controls Genome to Survive Drought- Crop Biotech Update (December 4, 2019) | ISAAA.org
— Read on www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp